On Sat, Mar 20, 2004 at 01:49:20AM -0600, Kevin Myers wrote:
> Out of respect for other developers, I am responding to your further
> comments offline.  I will not follow this with addtional mail.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Carol Spears" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Friday, March 19, 2004 11:47 PM
> Subject: [Gimp-developer] gimp-developer email
> > hi,
> >
> > i dont know who did it; but since TheGIMP is running on a lot of
> > different operating systems, the quality of the email being sent to this
> > list is pathetic.  TheGIMP comes from a long line of GNU/Linux
> > developers and even before that -- by people who wanted to share and not
> > steal.
> Oh?  So you're saying that all of the thousands of other GIMP users who are
> using the application without (yet) making any contribution are stealing?
> Furthermore, you're saying that I haven't made any contributions?  If so,
> you are dead wrong.  Perhaps you have made more contributions, but then
> you've been involved a lot longer than I have, and it's tough to break into
> the GIMP developer circle, especially when there is a severe bias against
> the operating system that we are *forced* to run under from folks like you.
> Finally, as you should darn well know, the GIMP is a very large and complex
> application.  It is difficult to make major contributions when you can only
> participate part time.  Yet I have still managed to contribute a few small
> pieces, all of which are *not* Windows specific so far.  How many others of
> the thousands of GIMP users (esp. on Linux) have contributed *anything*???
> I am *extremely* insulted by your totally inaccurate implication that I have
> "stolen" the GIMP without making any kind of contribution.
> > Please review the email ettiquette before suggesting that the
> > quality of all things GIMP go further downhill for other operating
> > systems:
> > http://mmmaybe.gimp.org/mail_lists.html
> Perhaps you should read the etiquette yourself, as well as the stated
> support intentions for GIMP 2.0 regarding Windows.
> >
> > TheGIMP has a decidedly GNU/Linux way about it.  call it a bias even.
> > get used to it.  thanks,
> I respect your position and your opinions as a GIMP contributor.  But the
> GIMP has many Windows based users and contributors as well.  So, get used to
> it yourself.  I'd appreciate more respect for my contributions as well,
> rather than insulting and inflamatory statements, even though *some* of my
> suggestions and comments may not benefit *your* operating system of choice.
> As discussed previously, Windows is our operating system of *necessity* not
> choice, and we have just as much right to use and contribute to the GIMP as
> you do.
> >
> > carol
> >
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> >
once again, did you read this whole email?

perhaps windows doesnt have a way to actually edit emails properly?


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